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Tales of Bolivia: Calle de las Brujas

Charming Sitting on my desk as I type is a small glass vial.  It is sealed with a metal cap and is filled with a clear liquid I presume to be water.  What appears to be a small gold chain runs around the bottom.   Filling the vial are tightly packed objects, perhaps bits of cloth, […]

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Travels in South America: It was the best of times….

This is where we went If you find Lima on the map, that’s where our journey began.  From there we flew to Cusco for the excursion to Machu Picchu.  Travel by bus then took us to Puno on Lake Titicaca and the Altiplano; Copacabana, La Paz and Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia; San Pedro de Atacama […]

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Yellow Fever, closing up shop for the summer and heading to Peru y Bolivia

For over a week now I’ve been afflicted with Yellow Fever.  I blame the Bolivians. Reasonable people might suggest I also bear some personal responsibility.  It was I, after all, who made the appointment at the clinic, drove over and said to the nice lady, “Say, why don’t you load up a syringe with a […]

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